Updated: Sunday, 4th September 2016
Quittance's nationwide network of lawyers help clients across the country retain more compensation with our fairer success fees.
Whether you live in Newton Mearns or anywhere else in England or Wales, our expert personal injury solicitors will help with your claim and we will arrange a medical at a medical centre near your home.
Making a personal injury claim
Injury claims must, in the majority of cases, be made within a 3-year window.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as industrial deafness are often still entitled to claim compensation even where the cause of the illness occurred years ago. In these circumstances, it is the date that you learn of your diagnosis that is considered.
In most cases, proving an injury claim has these key elements. It must be demonstrated that the person or company causing the injury owed you a duty of care, that this duty of care was breached, and this breach caused your illness or injury.
Choosing the best no win no fee personal injury solicitor for your circumstances
Compensation for a claim for compensation can take months, and even years in the most serious claims, to be paid. The SRA regulate legal advice given by solicitors, but they are not required to monitor many issues that matter to Claimants, such as quality of service or speed of communication.
Your legal representative should be someone you are able to trust at every step of the process to offer practical advice and expert legal guidance.
Will I need to instruct a local solicitor ?
Going for a local firm is not important as injury cases are usually handled remotely.
It is however necessary to instruct a firm with medical facilities near you as you will usually be expected to go to a medical examination.
Read more - What is the process for attending a medical?
Check Newton Mearns solicitor reviews
The quality of advice offered by lawyers vary enormously.
Online personal injury solicitor reviews can certainly be instructive when deciding which lawyer best serves your needs.
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The variation in the level of success fees and After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums charged by firms working on Conditional Fee Agreements is enormous.
For instance the amount retained by a Claimant awarded £48,428 for a very severe ankle injury could vary from £29,057 to £41,164.
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Legal cases our panel of solicitors conducts
It is possible to claim compensation for a range of injuries across Newton Mearns. We have helped with:
Personal injury lawyers can assist with securing compensation for industrial injuries ranging from workplace cancer to asthma caused by enzymes.
Slip and trip accidents
HSE data underscore the fact that slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work. Slips, trips and falls are often the cause of accidents recorded in another category like being hit by an object falling from a machine, a crush injury from something overturning or an animal related accident. Public place litigation for injuries such as cheekbone fractures experienced on slippery pavements are also quite common with recent falls having occurred on Mearns Rd and on Harvie Avenue.
Road traffic accidents in Newton Mearns
Our panel of proficient no win, no fee litigators have years of experience in securing optimum general and special damages for people hurt in a car or motorbike accident in Newton Mearns.
Road traffic accidents involving cars, motorbikes and other vehicles in Newton Mearns are quite common with statistics showing 2 fatal accidents, 13 serious accidents and 105 slight accidents in 2013 in East Renfrewshire (Total events were 120 local authority district. By 2014 the total had decreased to 110.
Serious injury lawyers in Newton Mearns
We recognise the critical change injury compensation will make to the lives of severely injured Claimants. Compensation will ease the impact of bills other financial issues on a Claimant and their dependants enabling them to prioritise rehabilitation.
Our network of expert solicitors have for many years aided Claimants impacted by serious accidents. Injuries and illnesses considered to be serious range from chemical poisoning to degloving injuries.
Accidents in the workplace
Quittance has handled claims for Claimants, from plasterers to metallurgists, to secure financial compensation awards.
Medical negligence in Newton Mearns
Medical negligence - more precisely known as 'clinical negligence' - is when there has been a breach of duty by a doctor, GP, surgeon or other healthcare professional. Quittance's panel of lawyers covering Newton Mearns have helped Claimants with cases brought against the health service that include Mearnskirk House, Newton Mearns, Glasgow, G77 5RZ.
How No Win, No Fee personal injury solicitors handle claims for compensation in Newton Mearns
Lawyers taking care of claims in Newton Mearns and East Renfrewshire mostly work on a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). This is commonly referred to as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
This No Win, No Fee agreement prevents the solicitor from being able to charge you any fees if they are not successful.
Will there be hidden fees to be paid?
Quittance's expert injury solicitors ensure that No Win, No Fee means the injured party will not pay any of the solicitor's legal costs if your claim is lost.
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Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
We provide clear answers helping people affected by injury determine whether to start a claim.
Find more answers online without being required to pick up the phone. Read more frequently asked questions here.
Ready to start?
Once you have made the choice to get underway, you can start the injury claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 (0333 344 6575 from mobiles) or using Quittance's contact form.
If you have any questions before making a decision, request a callback or phone on 0800 612 7456.